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ICYMI: FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

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Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. As of Monday, August 23, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by the FDA. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “While this and other vaccines have met the FDA’s rigorous, scientific standards for emergency use authorization, as the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine, the […]

Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Vaccine Authorized by FDA

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The United States Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. CNN reports the single-dose vaccine “checks nearly all the boxes.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The vaccine is currently authorized for thsoe over the age of 18, is single dose and does not need special storage. “We need a vaccine […]

The FDA Approves The Anti-Viral Remdesivir As Its First COVID-19 Treatment Drug

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According to a recent report from the Associated Press, U.S. regulators approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: Remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalized patients intravenously. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The drug, which California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. is calling Veklury, cut the time to recovery by five days, from 15 days to 10 […]

FDA Approves Opioid Proved To Be 10 Times More Powerful Than Fentanyl

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment using opioid painkiller medicine that is one thousand times as strong as morphine and five to ten times as strong as fentanyl. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The treatment, called Dsuvia, is a pill containing 30 micrograms of a synthetic opioid called sufentanil, which was […]

FDA Considering Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes in response to an “epidemic” of young people using e-cigarettes, the agency’s leader said today. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a speech at FDA headquarters, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency would also revisit its compliance policy that extended the dates […]

FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Medicine After Cancer Causing Agent Discovered

FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Medicine After Cancer Causing Agent Discovered

It’s time to check your prescriptions. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary precautionary recall on common drugs including active ingredient valsartan, which is found in prescribed drugs used to treat high blood pressure and help prevent heart failure. The recall was prompted by the presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine, […]

Romaine Lettuce E.coli Outbreak Spreads To 29 States

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The nationwide food poisoning outbreak from E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce has spread to 29 states and sickened 149 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information That is an increase of 28 people and four states – Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota and Texas – since the most recent […]

The FDA Approves Pill That Contains Digital Tracking Device

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The era of digital pills is here. This week, for the first time ever, the Food and Drug Administration approved a pill with sensors inside to inform doctors how often the drug was taken. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a press release, the FDA said a typical, anti-psychotic drug Abilify MyCite was the first […]

FDA Calls For Removal Of Opiod Painkiller From The Market

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The FDA, U.S. Food & Drug Association, has requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove their reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) opioid pain medication from the market. This is the first time the FDA has ever asked for removal of a previously approved medication. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Opana ER was first approved for use in […]

Female Viagra Nears US Approval

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The pink pill may be on the market soon but not everyone thinks its safe Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information An FDA advisory committee voted 18-6 to recommend that the FDA approve the drug Flibanserin for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. The panel’s recommendation will be given to the FDA, […]

FDA Questions Safety And Effectiveness Of Homeopathic Medicine

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Products such as Zicam and Cold-Eeze are known as homeopathic medicines that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medical and health recommendations Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Food and Drug Administration announced a two-day meeting next month on homeopathic medicines to review their actual effectiveness and safety protocols.  Many products […]

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